Bell v. Union Pacific Railroad

Filing 3

ORDER REFERRING CASE (from USDC-Colorado, Case No. 07-cv-00209-PSF-PAC) to Magistrate Judge Patricia A. Coan by Judge Figa. (JAE, )

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Bell v. Union Pacific Railroad Doc. 3 Case: 8:07-cv-00261-LES-TDT Document #: 3 Date Filed: 07/05/2007 Page 1 of 2 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLORADO Judge Phillip S. Figa Civil Action No. 07-cv-00209-PSF-PAC THOMAS A. BELL, Plaintiff, v. UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY, a Delaware corporation, Defendant. ORDER OF REFERENCE TO UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 636(b)(1)(A) and (B) and F.R.Civ.P. 72(a) and (b), United States Magistrate Judge Patricia A. Coan is designated to conduct proceedings in this civil action as follows: (X) (X) Convene a scheduling conference under F.R.Civ.P. 16(b) and enter a scheduling order meeting the requirements of D.C.COLO.LCivR 16.2. Conduct such status conferences and issue such orders necessary for compli ance with the scheduling order, including amendments or modifications of the scheduling order upon a showing of good cause. Convene such settlement conferences and direct related procedures as may facilitate resolution of this case. Hear and determine pretrial matters, including discovery and other nondispositi ve motions. Conduct hearings, including evidentiary hearings, and submit proposed findings of fact and recommendations for rulings on dispositive motions. Conduct a pretrial conference and enter a pretrial order. (X) (X) () (X) Dockets.Justia.com Case: 8:07-cv-00261-LES-TDT Document #: 3 Date Filed: 07/05/2007 Page 2 of 2 IT IS ORDERED that this civil action is referred to the named magistrate judge to proceed according to the designations marked (X) above. It is FURTHER ORDERED that plaintiff' counsel is directed to effect service of the s summons and complaint pursuant to Rule 4 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure no later than March 1, 2007 in order for the initial scheduling conference to be held promptly. The parties should expect to be given a firm trial setting that is 60 to 120 days from the date of the final pretrial conference with the magistrate judge, and should be available for trial accordingly. DATED: February 1, 2007 BY THE COURT: s/ Phillip S. Figa _________________________ Phillip S. Figa United States District Judge 2

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